Nautilus Error

Amedee Van Gasse (Ubuntu) amedee-ubuntu at
Mon Apr 20 15:14:20 UTC 2009

On Mon, April 20, 2009 16:59, Charlie Kravetz wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Apr 2009 16:44:53 +0200
> "Amedee Van Gasse (Ubuntu)" <amedee-ubuntu at> wrote:
>> On Mon, April 20, 2009 16:12, MG wrote:
>>> how else do u write with Ubuntu??
>> What do you mean?
>> What do you want to write?
>> Are you still talking about editing configuration files?
>> Then you should use
>> gksudo gedit <filename>
>> I know that it is easier to "see" the files with a GUI file manager
>> and then just doubleclick. The problem is, that is *too* easy. It's an
>> accident waiting to happen. It's like driving a car without your safety
>> belt on.
> Can't you start nautilus with
> gksudo nautilus
> and then have the GUI file manager and still be able to edit the files as
> root? Any file selected for editing is now edited using root, but you are
> able to select them from the GUI.

Of course he can do that.
If he is very careful and makes sure that he doesn't have any "click
accidents". If you know what I mean...


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